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Forest bathing: Regular visits to the woods can offer health benefits

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There's a reason John Muir said, "The mountains are calling and I must go."

Much can happen when you commune with a tree, breathe in the smell of a stream and watch a bumblebee scrounge for pollen. The Japanese call it shinrin-yoku, which...

CDC's top modeler makes estimates and courts controversy
By mike Stobbe The Associated Press 0 Tue, Aug 4, 2015

ATLANTA - Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention.

This...

Phones as research tools
The Associated Press 0 Tue, Aug 4, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO - Jody Kearns doesn't like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson's disease. The 56-year-old dietitian from Syracuse, N.Y., had to...

The Healthy Plate: You won't miss the meat or cheese in these hearty burritos
By MELISSA D'ARABIAN The Associated Press 0 Tue, Aug 4, 2015

Roasting is my default cooking method for just about any veggie. The high heat brings the natural sweetness of the vegetable to the surface and turns...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Aug. 8, 2015
By Carlotta Olson 0 Tue, Aug 4, 2015

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Falcon girl learns moves from Broncos Cheerleaders
By: Eric Singer 0 Sat, Aug 1, 2015

Cheyenne Dyess doesn't let anything get her down, even her battle with T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma. The Falcon 10-year-old got another huge reason...

Pueblo health care provider moves to downtown Colorado Springs
By: Rich Laden 0 Fri, Jul 31, 2015

A fast-growing Colorado-based health care provider has traded one historic building in Pueblo for another in Colorado Springs.

The American...

Centura Health, including Penrose-St. Francis, to partner with Children's Hospital Colorado
By: Jakob Rodgers 0 Thu, Jul 30, 2015

The corporate parent of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services struck an alliance this week with Children's Hospital Colorado, the hospital systems...

Collaborative seeks to improve community health in southeast Springs
0 Tue, Jul 28, 2015

A new collaborative project in Colorado Springs recently became one of 18 in the nation to receive a grant for a groundbreaking project that aims to...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting July 28, 2015
0 Tue, Jul 28, 2015

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Cardinals add likely first-ever female coach to a NFL team's staff
0 Mon, Jul 27, 2015

 

 

On Monday, the Arizona Cardinals did something that no other NFL team in the history of the league has done before. The...

Colorado Springs groups work to lessen mental-health related 911 calls, better help those in need
By: Ellie Mulder 0 Mon, Jul 27, 2015

In one year, Colorado Springs police received 325 calls about just one woman - most made by neighbors and passersby who were concerned by her erratic...

The tips you need to navigate another year of packed lunches
By J.M. HIRSCH The Associated Press 0 Mon, Jul 27, 2015

There was a time when a lunch box was simply that, a box into which your parents packed your lunch.

For many years they were metal and came...

CDC warns of marijuana consumption in report citing teen's Colorado death
0 Fri, Jul 24, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in a report released Friday, says the case of a teen who leapt to his death from a Denver hotel...

Anthem bids $48 billion for Cigna to create health giant
0 Fri, Jul 24, 2015

NEW YORK — Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about...

Heartbeat of Health Care 2015